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just a week left until the caucuses, and presidential candidates are meeting with as many iowans as they can. hillary clinton sat down with tv-9 to talk about her promises for iowans. good monday morning! thanks for joining us at 430 on january 25th. here is a live look at . and we want to welcome chris to the morning show todayay.. first, meteorologis t kaj o'mara has your first alert forecast, kaj... plan on a light wintry mix in the area today with a combination of freezing drizzle, fog, rain, and snow. primarily, we'll be dealing with the fog this morning with freezing drizzle also possible. this afternoon, any rain in the area should go to snow quickly and drop a tr-2" down with
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probably get slick in many areas, especially by the evening commute. tomorrow, plan on a windy, cloudy and chilly day with scattered flurries as well. by wednesday, another weak system will arrive from the northwest with the potential for a quick dusting of snow in the evening. overall, this is not a very cold pattern, but not a warm one either with lots of 20s and 30s anticipated. thanks kaj. a 54-year-old from swisher is dead this morning after a car crash on interstate 80. but the iowa state patrol has not released the person's name. troopers say the crash happened at about 12:50 p-m on sunday in the eastbound lanes of i-80 near the coral ridge mall exit. they say it started when 20 year old kaitlyn richards of coralville rear-ended another vehicle. the impact caused
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second vehicle to hit a semi truck. a 25 year-old from illinois was driving that semi. the crash killed the driver of the second vehicle and injured a 59 year old passenger, also from swisher. an ambulance took that person to university of iowa hospitals and clinics. police in des moines are investigating a homicide after finding a woman's body. police were on a welfare check for a woman living at 14-13 pioneer road in des moines at about 4:30 sunday morning -- on the city's southeast side. that's where the found the body of 71-year-old norma mcneeley. police say her death is suspicious in nature. this is the first homicide investigation for des moines police this year. this morning, thousands of people will have to dig themselves out of the snow. the winter storm is over for the most part, but not before causing two dozen deaths. cities have been clearing their streets to get public transit up and running for the morning commute. one economist says the winter storm could cost area businesses up to 850-million dollars in lost revenue. in a tv-9 follow-up this
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a group of eastern iowans is back in dubuque after that winter storm left them stranded. family and friends greeted them with signs and hugs as their buses arrived. the five buses were carrying about 200 chaperones and students traveling back from the march for life in washington d-c. their convoy got stuck on the pennsylvania turnpike about 8:20 friday night, for about 24 hours. one volunteer with the dubuque county right to life group described the chaos. "a couple of semis ahead of us had gotten stuck on a hill and were jack knifed, so if that wouldn't have happened we would have easily gotten home. however that stopped us, so being stuck, it just kept snowing and snowing and snowing " that group - along with other iowans on their way home from the march in d-c - held an impromptu mass while they were stuck on the turnpike. "everybody was just singing, no moping, nobody being upset. everybody was just happy where they were and they were
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stuck together. " iowans have a week before deciding which presidential candidate they'll support at the caucus. several of those candidates are in iowa to make final appeals to caucus-goers. kcrg-tv9's forrest saunders joins us at the desk this morning forrest, clinton sat down with tv-9 and talked about her agenda? that's right chris and nicole. in a one-on-one interview with tv-9, hillary clinton talked about issues iowans are facing. she had three stops in eastern iowa, yesterday one of them, buford garner elementary school. there, more than five hundred supporters packed in to hear clinton and activist cecile richards. in her interview with tv9 after, clinton told us how she hopes to keep the economy on track. she has plans to raise the minimum wage. provide tax relief for small business and the middle class. plus, invest in clean energy and infrastructur e. 8:33-58 "we want new jobs, and i think the most promising areas are in infrastructure our roads, our bridges, our tunnels, our ports, our rail systems we need to be investing, those are jobs that can't be
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tax codes, so that instead of giving incentives to business to export jobs and factories, they bring them back so they're prepared to do advanced manufacturing. i think we have to combat climate change by creating more good jobs and clean renewable energy." clinton says no matter the outcome of caucus night, she'll continue pushing hard for support in new hampshire and the rest of the primary states. in the most recent cbs news/you gov poll hillary clinton is in a statistical tie with bernie sanders in iowa. sanders has 47 percent support, and clinton has 46 with a 5 point 2 margin of chris and nicole? interesting. thank you very much forrest. also on the democratic side, vermont senator bernie sanders also made plenty of visits in sunday stop in fayette, he talked about his plans for education -- with his frequent call for free tuition for students at public colleges and
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"young people are leaving school with outrageously high student debt. that will continue to happen unless young people get involved in the political process. " sanders also answered questions on health care, the minimum wage, and expanding social security. he has several stops scheduled in iowa today, including one at iowa state university. all 3 democratic presidential candidates will be in des moines tonight for a town hall. senator sanders, secretary clinton and former maryland governor martin o'malley will be speaking at drake university. democratic caucus-goers will have a chance to ask the presidential hopefuls questions. it starts at 8 o'clock, and you can see it on kcrg 9.2. c-n-n's chris cuomo will moderate that event. on the other side, the republican candidates are in iowa this week to try to set themselves apart. donald trump is stepping up his efforts to connect with iowa's faith-based community. but earlier in the morning, he joined a service at the first presbyterian church in muscatine. religious voters are a highly
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group between trump and his rival ted cruz, who is the son of an evangelical preacher. at a rally in muscatine yesterday, 2 thousand one protestor wearing a red turban was thrown out. :25-32 "he wasn't wearing one of those hats was he? was he never will. " trump only has one more day of stops planned in iowa before the caucuses. he'll be in iowa city and marshalltown tomorrow. most recent polls is senator ted cruz. cruz will be in eastern iowa today. he will start in maquoketa at 9:15 this morning, then cruz will head to manchester at 2. finally he will stop in independence at 3:30 this afternoon, visiting retail shops in every place. and republican rick santorum is also here today. he will first speak at the historic hamburg inn in iowa city at 7 this morning. then he will make stops in washington, davenport, burlington, ottumwa and oskaloosa. with just a week left to win
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candidates are trying everything. but some voters may not know exactly how to caucus. the university of northern iowa is hosting an informational session today about how to caucus. participants will learn how the process works and then be in a mock caucus. it starts tonight at 7 in the maucker union ballrooms. classes start today for a course in iowa city about what it is like to be a police officer. the citizen police academy classes start tonight, they are every monday night until graduation in april. the students in the class will learn about a variety of topics like dispatch, crime scene investigation, and the use of force. registration for this academy is already closed. dubuque police say this year they've had a drop in the number people signed up for their citizen academy. police believe the drop in interest has to do with recent cases of mistrust for police. their course doesn't start until february 4th. people on the east coast are going to try to dig out of the snow for the morning commute. 28 people have died because of
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and the cities are trying to get everything back together. the hunt is on for three inmates who escaped a maximum security prison in california. but right now, here's a look at today's opening farm markets. good morning!
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plan on a light wintry mix in the area today with a
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snow. primarily, we'll be dealing with the fog this morning with freezing drizzle also possible. this afternoon, any rain in the area should go to snow quickly and drop a tr-2" down with isolated higher amounts. roads will probably get slick in many areas, especially by the evening commute. tomorrow, plan on a with scattered flurries as well. by wednesday, another weak system will arrive from the
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dusting of snow in the evening. overall, this is not a very cold pattern, but not a warm one either with lots of 20s and 30s anticipated.
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reminder of something to look forward to in the summer. ragbrai organizers have announced the 2016 path, which takes more of a southern route. this year's ragbrai starts in glenwood, then makes it way through shenandoah, and creston. here are the overnights as the cyclists will approach eastern iowa. wednesday night in centerville, thursday night in ottumwa, friday night in washington before the riders will dip their tires in the mississippi at muscatine. this route is the third- shortest ride in the event's 44-years. the des moines register says it's about 420 miles. ragbrai 2016 starts on july 23rd. to fit with the winter storms and cold weather, the box office favorite lately is the oscar nominated leonardo dicaprio movie. the revenant is raking in millions in its third week. more on that coming up in today's america's
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it will be a slow monday morning commute for some on the east
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damaged transit lines. the major blizzard that hit the east coast killed 28 across 12 states and d-c. abc's lana zak has more on the aftermath of the storm. this weekend's storm was one for the record books-- nats plows & capitol nearly 2 feet of snow in some areas of washington, dc nats gfx: it was the biggest storm ever in baltimore--at 29.2 inches gfx: and in new york's central park, a new 24-hour record-- with 26.8 inches of snow grinding to a halt all forms of travel.. nats well almost all forms... drivers on the pennsyvania turnpike were marooned for up to 30-hours creating a unique highway. nats and on the jersey shore...blocks of ice floated down flooded streets the snow continued to build threw out the weekend in virginia, and up and down
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snow too much for area roofs. even this ambulance was stuck nats this morning, the east coast will be digging-out... nats "a record amount of snow must be removed and when i say removed that doesn't mean that doesn't mean we can just push it into the street. it has to be lifted and taken away."and for many....there's at least one more snow day ahead. tag: and if you're wondering...th e snow jackpot winner was glengary, wv, with a whopping 42 inches of snow. and as we make our way out from under all that powder, air travel will continue to be impacted...airlines now need to make up for the 14- thousand flights cancelled this weekend. live in washington, lz abcn. president obama will reportedly tackle one legacy of the c-i-a's so- called "secret war" during the vietnam war. his aids say he's expected to announce a major initiative to clear unexploded u-s bombs in laos. the u-s targeted the communist nation during the war
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but an estimated 30- percent of the ordinance didn't explode on impact. and it continues to kill or injure people in laos. obama is expected to make his initiative official during his landmark trip there this fall. investigators say they're following several leads in the hunt for 3 escaped inmates in california. they eluded the entire safety system to break out of the maximum- security jail in santa ana on friday. authorities are calling the escape "well planned" and "sophisticated ". after they crawled through a plumbing tunnel and rappelled off the roof. investigators are looking at how much inside help they may have received. hossein nayeri, jonathan tieu and bac duong were jailed in separate cases involving murder, kidnapping and attempted murder ""we are in a position when we absolutely need the public's help. there are people out there who know who these people are, may have seen them, we are asking for phone calls, whether it's any piece of information you may have. " authorities say they found evidence proving the inmates made it to the ground but
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the men slipped away. there is a $50,000 reward for information that would lead to the inmate's capture. now for a quick check on your weather with meteorologist kaj o'mara. stay with tv9. it's . now, one last look at this
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plan on a light wintry mix in the area today with a combination of freezing drizzle, fog, rain, and snow. primarily, we'll be dealing with the fog this morning with freezing drizzle also possible. this afternoo any rain in the area should go to snow quickly and drop a tr-2" down with isolated higher amounts. roads will probably get slick in many areas, especially by the evening commute. tomorrow, plan on a
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by wednesday, another weak system will arrive from the northwest with the potential for a quick dusting of snow in the evening. cold pattern, but not a warm one either with lots of 20s and 30s anticipated. ninan have this morning's america's money. trt oc good morning. topping "america's money" -- the lowest gas prices in seven years. >> it's down eight cents over the last two weeks to a national average of $1.83 a gallon. much lower in some areas. products shipped by truck are getting cheaper.
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"the revenant" was number one at the box office this week end. >> hundreds of theaters were closed due to the storm. "star wars" was in second. and "ride along 2" was in third. wilson tweeted these images. >> the names of the teams and the game's date are on the balls. the date, of course, february 7thminimum. amazing. zprnchts and that's "america's money." if you're looking to save money on your medicare part d prescriptions, walgreens says, carpe med diem. seize the day to get more out of life and medicare part d. just switch to walgreens for savings that'll be the highlight of your day. now preview the cost of your copay before you fill.
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erode in the iowa polls, and is now tied with bernie sanders. but she tells tv-9 that she is confident going into the caucuses. on the republican side marco rubio is not at the top of the polls. but he
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